Tagged: cat pain

Onsior painkiller for cats

Onsior for cat pain (info on side effects)

At the time this article was first published (2013) Onsior was a fairly new painkiller for pets. The active drug is robenacoxib. Before this drug became available in June 2012, a cat owner had...

Facial landmarks on cat showing facial expression when in pain

Do cats feel pain like humans?

I don’t believe that cats feel pain exactly like humans because their brain processes pain signals from their peripheral nerves in a way which is similar to methods used by therapists when teaching people...

Cats purr at the vets sometimes. Is it to calm them and reduce pain?

Purring reduces pain in cats. Discuss.

Science indicates that purring can reduce pain in cats which is probably one of its purposes. Some scientists think that one reason for purring is that it heals the cat. The reasons why a...

Vet puts ear mites in his ear

Veterinarian puts ear mites in his ear

This is an intriguing story because it illustrates what a domestic cat feels when they have an infestation of ear mites (Otodectes cyanotis). It is going the extra mile and it took a bit...

Facial landmarks on cat showing facial expression when in pain

Is feline kidney disease painful?

I think the best answer to the question in the title is that a cat’s diseased kidneys do not cause pain themselves but where there is chronic kidney disease there is likely to be...

Cat brain freeze

Is it okay to give a cat ice cream?

It is not okay to give a cat ice cream. There are several reasons. Ice cream is attractive to domestic cats because it contains fat. However, they do not realise that it is very...

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